WHISTLER, Rex. ~ Clovelly China - Tea for One.
Elegant teacup and sauce and sandwich plate from Wedgwood designed by Rex Whistler with scenes from the Devon Village of Clovelly and four different devices, one of fishing nets, the other of different floral patterns, all in black and designed by Whistler. ‘Rex Whistler Design, Wedgwood Made in England" on the base. Designed in 1933.
Rex Whistler was commissioned by Wedgwood to make a design for a china service. He came up with ‘Clovelly’ based on several views of the picturesque Devon fishing village. He added some really charming floral devices and decorations using such relevant items as fishing nets and the service was born.